Charles Benjamin

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Claimant or beneficiary


Apparently a US slave-owner in Demerara.

  1. Olivia, the widow of Charles Benjamin, died 07/08/1898 aged 79 at Kensington. In 1881 she had been living 'mother-in-law' aged 61 born United States with Henry S. Bascom 'West India planter' and his family at 10 Gloucester Place London.


  1. London Morning Post 12/08/1898, from 'Persons affili[t]ated w/Guyana in British Newspapers', [accessed 04/04/2016]; 1881 census online.

Further Information


Associated Claims (2)

£4,802 8s 5d
£3,421 16s 4d

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

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Notes →
Both men served as attorneys to J.O. Lincoln and his heirs in British Guiana. Charles Benjamin was almost certainly related to Park Benjamin, but how has not yet been established by...